Mackey, 36, of Sequim, was charged March 5 with two counts of possession of a controlled substance, one count of reckless driving and one of resisting arrest. On Jan. 16 a Sequim Police officer reportedly saw a van resembling one used in a local theft and began to follow it. The van's driver quickly sped up, ran two stop signs and swerved into the lane for oncoming traffic shortly before its driver jumped out and fled the scene on foot, according to the police report. The suspect, later identified as Mackey, was caught and arrested. A search of the van revealed a backpack containing suspected methamphetamine and heroin, according to the report.
Hepfer, 23, of Sequim, was sentenced March 4 to one year in jail and $450 in fines for the charge of possession of a controlled substance other than marijuana. Hepfer will not need to serve the year in jail if she is able to comply with court orders. On Sept. 27, Sequim Police officers were dispatched to a report of someone driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol who was leaving the Chevron gas station at 23 Hooker Road. A Sequim Police officer caught up with the vehicle, reportedly driven by a friend of Hepfer who was arrested for driving under the influence. Hepfer was in the passenger seat. During a search of the vehicle incident to the arrest, the officer found a prescription pill bottle with Hepfer's name on it reportedly filled with three plastic baggies containing a white powder residue, which later tested positive for cocaine.
Grahn, 38, of Sequim, was sentenced March 2 to $1,050 in fines and one year in jail for the charges of fourth-degree assault involving domestic violence and interfering with the reporting of a domestic violence crime, both gross misdemeanors. Grahn's year in jail is suspended if he is able to comply with court orders of drug, alcohol and domestic violence evaluations and screenings. On Dec. 11, Sequim Police responded to a reported domestic dispute where a man reportedly was trying to arm himself with a firearm. Police forced entry into the home and found a woman cowering in a corner while on the phone with 9-1-1 dispatch and Grahn moving toward her. Grahn reportedly had hit her several times, knocked her out and hit her several more times. A roommate attempted to break up the fight and in turn was assaulted by Grahn, according to the report.
Sampson, 39, of Sequim, also known as Aaryana Leigh Davis and Trina Ducrest, was sentenced Feb. 12 to $1,950 in fines and a special drug offender sentencing alternative that involves a high degree of supervision from the state Department of Corrections over the next two years. Sampson was found guilty of two counts of delivery of a controlled substance, both class B felonies. On Aug. 19, a Sequim Police informant told officers Sampson had been selling cocaine and prescription pills, according to court reports. The officers used the informant to make an organized and monitored purchase of 10 Oxycodone pills, three Hydromorphone pills and an eighth of an ounce of a white powder, which did not test positive for cocaine and was determined to be baking soda.
Gallwey, 20, of Everett, was sentenced March 2 to $700 in fines and 30 months in jail for the charge of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. The 30 months in jail will run concurrently with prison time served for a robbery conviction out of Snohomish County. On Oct. 22, Sequim Police responded to a threat complaint at the Safeway parking lot in Sequim. An officer had been canvassing the area for the suspect vehicle and found Gallwey, who denied that he'd threatened the other man that evening with a handgun. The officer arrested Gallway and applied for a search warrant for the vehicle. The officer found a small plastic bag of pills that contained 73.5 Oxycodone pills and another baggie with the residue of marijuana in it. No firearm was found inside the vehicle.
Grotjan, 23, of Sequim, was sentenced to two months of confinement and $1,042 in fines for the charges of possession of more than 40 grams of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine. On Jan. 23, Sequim Police received information that Grotjan allegedly sold marijuana. Using an informant, officers were able to obtain a search warrant for Grotjan's home. In the house, officers reportedly located a digital scale, several baggies of individually packed marijuana, two glass smoking pipes with white residue and several other pipes with suspected marijuana residue. In a vehicle, officers found three more baggies of marijuana and a loaded .38 Smith & Wesson special revolver. All together, officers found nearly 150 grams of marijuana.
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